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 Sea Wall, Heybridge Basin.

GLORIA at May & Butchers, shipbreakers, Basin Reach, Hebridge. Built of whitewood, broke back Atlantic crossing. Burnt alongside sea wall just pre-War - and burned for a fortnight. 
She was equipped for canning sprats and was at Brightlingsea for many years. - see the Sailor's Coast page 43 or BOXB5_017_021 for a picture of her off Brightlingsea. 
Built 1917 ...
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Sea Wall, Heybridge Basin.
GLORIA at May & Butchers, shipbreakers, Basin Reach, Hebridge. Built of whitewood, broke back Atlantic crossing. Burnt alongside sea wall just pre-War - and burned for a fortnight. She was equipped for canning sprats and was at Brightlingsea for many years. - see the Sailor's Coast page 43 or BOXB5_017_021 for a picture of her off Brightlingsea. Built 1917 McEachern, Astoria, USA, 1,723 tons as ASTRI I for Norwegian owners. Renamed FJELTIND-1919, GLORIA-1920. Engine removed 1927. [Miramar]
Date: c1922      


Photo: Ron Green Collection
Image ID RG03_861
Category 2 Places-->Heybridge


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